This is a powerfully built, age-worthy wine, robustly concentrated and dense in elements of tobacco, gunpowder, turned earth and leather. Sizable tannins give it additional weight and breadth, as well as structure: a sign of the vintage as well as site. Best 2025–2030.
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Reviews wines from California.
Contributing Editor Virginie Boone has been with Wine Enthusiast since 2010, and reviews the wines of Napa and Sonoma. Boone began her writing career with Lonely Planet travel guides, which eventually led to California-focused wine coverage. She contributes to the Santa Rosa Press Democrat
and Sonoma Magazine
, and is a regular panelist and speaker on wine topics in California and beyond.